I started this journey towards zero waste about 3 years ago and have made a lot of progress but still have a long way to go. I thought it might be helpful if I documented some of the milestones, so I could have a better sense of where I am and where I want to … Continue reading My Zero Waste Journey So Far
I recently discovered the many amazing benefits and uses of Chickpeas and the more I find out, the more I'm amazed. Chickpeas really are a wonder food. Chickpeas help to increase satiety(feeling full), boost digestion, keep blood sugar levels stable, increase protection against disease and more. Called Besan or gram flour, chickpea flour is naturally … Continue reading How to Make Tasty Chickpea Tofu, Zero Waste Chickpea Hair Mask and Fabulous Flax Milk
So I don't know about you but in the last four years, I've being having a lot of bad hair days, not just every other day or once in a while but like everyday, all the time. Unfortunately, I'm not Rapunzel, no matter how hard I wish, quite the opposite alas. Four years ago this … Continue reading 13 Ways to Grow Your Hair Long Faster Naturally
Why because the world would be a poorer place without magic, without Fairytales, without wonder, mystery and the power of the Imagination. Because we live in an age, where it seems everything can be explained by science, by facts that are taken as ultimate truths and yet many of these facts only become facts, if … Continue reading Why We Need to Believe in Dragons, Once Upon a Time and Fairies living at the Bottom of the Garden
So having a shower is just about getting clean as fast as possible? Nope! These days, its a way to wake up, soothe the senses, nourish your skin and more recently to awaken your childhood sense of wonder and play!!:) One awesome way to bring more joy and fun into your shower routine is to … Continue reading How to make Lush Inspired Shower Jellies & The Many Remarkable Uses of Egg Shells!
Last Sunday, I went foraging in the lush wild meadow that runs along the side of Lough Atalia, the small lake that runs to the sea in Galway harbour. It was a stunning day, I felt almost light headed with the scent of wild flowers, fresh running water and the earth warmed by the heat … Continue reading Foraging on the Banks of Lough Atalia in Galway, How to make Honeysuckle Ice Cream and other Nectar of the Gods
Foraging in the city can be truly enjoyable, challenging and always rewarding. The joy and satisfaction of making your own remedies, cosmetics and food from herbs and flowers you gathered yourself is immeasurable. The heart of summer is an excellent time to gather your herbs for making creams, balms, salves, oils, tinctures, tonics, teas and … Continue reading Foraging in the City: How to make Herb & Flower Infused Oils at home, as well as Uplifting Eucalyptus & Mint Shaving Cream